Research Roundup 2016

Helen Hill | EAPS News
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

All over the Earth, inside and out, and off into the Solar System and beyond. Forwards in time, backwards in time, stretching nano-seconds, shrinking millennia: Here is a selection of peer-reviewed papers authored or co-authored by EAPS faculty and investigators in 2016. Please email eapsweb@mit.edu missing citations/ errata.

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S. Albani, N.M. Mahowald, L.N. Murphy, R. Raiswell, J.K. Moore, R.F. Anderson, D. McGee, L.I. Bradtmiller, B. Delmonte, P.P. Hesse, P.A. Mayewski (2016), Paleodust variability since the Last Glacial Maximum and implications for iron inputs to the ocean, Geophysical Research Letters 43, doi: 10.1002/2016GL067911

Akif Alizadeh, Fakhraddin A. Kadirov, Samir Mammadov, Michael Floyd, Robert Reilinger, Lev V. Eppelbaum (2016), Geodynamics and Seismology, Geosciences of Azerbaijan, Part of the series Regional Geology Reviews pp 219-258, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-40493-6_6

Angot, H., Dastoor, A., De Simone, F., Gårdfeldt, K., Gencarelli, C.N., Hedgecock, I.M., Langer, S., Magand, O., Pirrone, A.R., S. Song, N.E. Selin, et al. (2016), Chemical cycling and deposition of atmospheric mercury in Polar Regions: review of recent measurements and 2 comparison with models 3, Journal Atmos. Chem. Phys, doi: 10.5194/acp-2016-509

Antonio M. Álvarez-Valero, Satoshi Okumura, Fabio Arzillic, Javier Borrajod, Clemente Recioa, Masao Bane, Juan C. Gonzaloa, José M. Beníteza, Madison Douglasf, Osamu Sasakig, Piedad Franco, Juan Gómez-Barreiro, Asunción Carnicero (2016), Tracking bubble evolution inside a silicic dike, Lithos, Volume 262, Pages 668–676, doi: 10.1016/j.lithos.2016.08.012

Kyle C. Armour, John Marshall, Jeffery R. Scott, Aaron Donohoe & Emily R. Newsom (2016), Southern Ocean warming delayed by circumpolar upwelling and equator ward transport, Nature Geoscience, doi: 10.1038/ngeo2731

Mohammad D. Ashkezari, Christopher N. Hill, Christopher N. Follett, Gaël Forget, Michael J. Follows (2016), Oceanic eddy detection and lifetime forecast using machine learning methods: Oceanic eddies and machine learning, Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 10.1002/2016GL071269

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F. Bagenal et al. (2016), Pluto’s interaction with its space environment: Solar wind, energetic particles, and dust, Science, Vol. 351, Issue 6279, doi: 10.1126/science.aad9045 [the New Horizons Science Team/Binzel]

Dhruv Balwada, Kevin G. Speer, Joseph H. LaCasce, W. Brechner Owens, John Marshall, Raffaele Ferrari (2016), Circulation and Stirring in the Southeast Pacific Ocean and the Scotia Sea Sectors of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current, Journal of Physical Oceanography, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-15-0207.1

Barker et al. (2016), Lunar phase function at 1064 nm from Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter passive and active radiometry, Icarus, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2016.02.008 [Zuber]

Elizabeth A. Barnes, Susan Solomon, and Lorenzo M. Polvani (2016), Full Access Robust wind and precipitation responses to the Mount Pinatubo eruption, as simulated in the CMIP5 models, Journal of Climate, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0658.1

Ann M. Bauer, Christopher M. Fisher, Jeffrey D. Vervoort, Samuel A. Bowring (2016), Coupled zircon Lu–Hf and U–Pb isotopic analyses of the oldest terrestrial crust, the >4.03 Ga Acasta Gneiss Complex, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2016.10.036

S.P.D. Birch, A.G. Hayes, W.E. Dietrich, A.D. Howard, C.S. Bristol, M.J. Malaska, J.M. Moore, M. Mastrogiuseppe, J.D. Hofgartner, D.A. Williams, O.L. White, J.M. Soderblom, J.W. Barnes, E.P. Turtle, J.I. Lunine, C.A. Wood, C.D. Neish, R.L. Kirk, E.R. Stofan, R.D. Lorenz, and R.M.C. Lopes (2016), Geomorphologic Mapping of Titan's Polar Terrains: Constraining Surface Processes and Landscape Evolution, arXiv preprint: 1608.01340

Birhanu, Y., R. Bendick, S. Fisseha, E. Lewi, M. Floyd, R. King, and R. Reilinger (2016), GPS constraints on broad scale extension in the Ethiopian Highlands and Main Ethiopian Rift, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 6844–6851, doi: 10.1002/2016GL069890

Richard P. Binzel, Alissa M. Earle, Marc W. Buie, Leslie A. Young, S. Alan Stern, Cathy B. Olkin, Kimberly Ennico, Jeffrey M. Moore, Will Grundy, Harold A. Weaver, Carey M. Lisse, Tod R. Lauer, the New Horizons Geology and Geophysics Imaging Team (2016), Climate Zones on Pluto and Charon, Icarus, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2016.07.023

Rene M. Boiteau, Daniel R. Mende, Nicholas J. Hawco, Matthew R. McIlvin, Jessica N. Fitzsimmons, Mak A. Saito, Peter N. Sedwick, Edward F. DeLong, and Daniel J. Repeta (2016), Siderophore-based adaptations to iron scarcity across the eastern Pacific Ocean, PNAS, vol. 113 no. 50, 14237–14242, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1608594113

Rene M. Boiteau, Claire P. Till, Angel Ruacho, Randelle M. Bundy, Nicholas J. Hawco, Amy M. McKenna, Katherine A. Barbeau, Kenneth W. Bruland, Mak A. Saito and Daniel J. Repeta (2016), Structural Characterization of Natural Nickel and Copper Binding Ligands along the US GEOTRACES Eastern Pacific Zonal Transect, Front. Mar. Sci., doi: 10.3389/fmars.2016.00243

Louisa I. Bradtmiller, David McGee, Mitchell Awalt, Joseph Evers, Haley Yerxa, Christopher W. Kinsley, and Peter B. deMenocal (2016), Changes in biological productivity along the northwest African margin over the past 20,000 years, Paleoceanography, 31, doi: 10.1002/2015PA002862

C.E. Bucholz, M.P. Eddy, O. Jagoutz, O. Sambuu (2016), Constraining the time scales of magmatic differentiation with U-Pb zircon geochronology, Geology, doi: 10.1130/G38505.1

Martha W. Buckley and John Marshall (2016), Observations, inferences, and mechanisms of Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation variability: A review, Reviews of Geophysics, doi: 10.1002/2015RG000493

D.L. Buczkowski et al (2016), The Geomorphology of Ceres, Science, 353(6303):4332, doi: 10.1126/science.aaf4332 [Anton Emakov]

Stephen J. Burns, Laurie R. Godfrey, Peterson Faina, David McGee, Ben Hardt, Lovasoa Ranivoharimanana, and Jeannot Randrianasy (2016), Rapid human-induced landscape transformation in Madagascar at the end of the first millennium of the Common Era, Quaternary Science Reviews, Volume 134, Pages 92–99, doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2016.01.007

Michael P Byrne, Paul A O'Gorman (2016), Understanding decreases in land relative humidity with global warming: conceptual model and GCM simulations, arXiv: 1605.00380[physics.ao-ph]

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Jörn Callies, Oliver Bühler, Raffaele Ferrari (2016), The dynamics of mesoscale winds in the upper troposphere and lower stratosphere, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, doi: 10.1175/JAS-D-16-0108.1

N. Chatterjee (2016), Constraints from monazite and xenotime growth modelling in the MnCKFMASH-PYCe system on the P-T path of a metapelite from Shillong-Meghalaya Plateau: implications for the Indian shield assembly, Journal of Metamorphic Geology, doi: 10.1111/jmg.12237

Maosi Chen, Melina-Maria Zempila, John M. Davis, Robert W. King, Wei Gao (2016), In-situ calibration of the water vapor channel for multi-filter rotating shadowband radiometer using collocated GPS, AERONET and meteorology data, Proc. SPIE 9975, Remote Sensing and Modeling of Ecosystems for Sustainability XIII, 99750E, doi: 10.1117/12.2236572

Mengli Chen, Edward A. Boyle, Adam D. Switzer, Chris Gouramanis (2016), A century long sedimentary record of anthropogenic lead (Pb), Pb isotopes and other trace metals in Singapore, Environmental Pollution, Volume 213, Pages 446–459, doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2016.02.040

Mengli Chen, Nathalie F Goodkin, Edward A Boyle, Adam D Switzer, Annette Bolton (2016), Lead in the western South China Sea: Evidence of atmospheric deposition and upwelling, Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 10.1002/2016GL068697

Sophie N. Chu, Zhaohui Aleck Wang, Scott C. Doney, Gareth L. Lawson, Katherine A. Hoering (2016), Changes in anthropogenic carbon storage in the Northeast Pacific in the last decade, Journal of Geophysical Research Oceans, Volume 121, Issue 7, Pages 4618–4632, doi: 10.1002/2016JC011775

Zhuyin Chu, Huaiyu He, Jahandar Ramezani, Samuel A. Bowring, Dongyu Hu, Lijun Zhang, Shaolin Zheng, Xiaolin Wang, Zhonghe Zhou, Chenglong Deng, Jinghui Guo (2016), High-precision U-Pb geochronology of the Jurassic Yanliao Biota from Jianchang (western Liaoning Province, China): Age constraints on the rise of feathered dinosaurs and eutherian mammals; Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, doi: 10.1002/2016GC006529

David A. Clague, Frederick A. Frey, Michael O. Garcia, Shichun Huang, Michael McWilliams, Melvin H. Beeson (2016), Compositional Heterogeneity of the Sugarloaf Melilite Nephelinite Flow, Honolulu Volcanics, Hawai 'i, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta., doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2016.01.034

Clark et al. (2016), Consequences of twenty-first-century policy for multi-millennial climate and sea-level change, Nature Climate Change, doi: 10.1038/nclimate2923 [Solomon]

William C. Clyde, Jahandar Ramezani, Kirk R. Johnson, Samuel A. Bowring, Matthew M. Jones, (2016), Direct high-precision U–Pb geochronology of the end-Cretaceous extinction and calibration of Paleocene astronomical timescales, Earth and Planetary Science Letters Volume 452, Pages 272–280, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2016.07.041

Yossi Cohen and Daniel H. Rothman (2016), Path Selection in a Poisson field, Journal of Statistical Physics, doi: 10.1007/s10955-016-1669-7

JR Creveling, KD Bergmann, JP Grotzinger (2016), Cap carbonate platform facies model, Noonday Formation, SE California, Geological Society of America Bulletin, B31442.1, doi: 10.1130/B31442.1

Ellen Czaika, Noelle E. Selin (2016), Taking Action to Reduce Waste: Quantifying Impacts of Model Use in a Multiorganizational Sustainability Negotiation, Negotiation and Conflict Management Research Volume 9, Issue 3, Pages 237–255, Special Issue: Sustainability and Environmental Conflict, doi: 10.1111/ncmr.12074

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Brice-Olivier Demory, Michael Gillon, Julien de Wit, Nikku Madhusudhan, Emeline Bolmont, Kevin Heng, Tiffany Kataria, Nikole Lewis, Renyu Hu, Jessica Krick, Vlada Stamenković, Björn Benneke, Stephen Kane & Didier Queloz (2016), A map of the large day–night temperature gradient of a super-Earth exoplanet, Nature, doi: 10.1038/nature17169

Julien de Wit, Nikole K. Lewis, Jonathan Langton, Gregory Laughlin, Drake Deming, Konstantin Batygin, and Jonathan J. Fortney (2016), Direct Measure of Radiative and Dynamical Properties of an Exoplanet Atmosphere, The Astrophysical Journal Letters, Volume 820, Number 2, doi: 10.3847/2041-8205/820/2/L33

de Wit, J., Wakeford, H.R., Gillon, M., Lewis, N.K., Valenti, J.A., Demory, B.O., et al. (2016) A combined transmission spectrum of the Earth-sized exoplanets TRAPPIST-1 b and c, Earth and Planetary Astrophysics, arXiv preprint:1606.01103

Markus G. Donat, Andrew L. Lowry, Lisa V. Alexander, Paul A. O’Gorman & Nicola Maher (2016), More extreme precipitation in the world’s dry and wet regionsNature Climate Change, doi: 10.1038/nclimate2941

Madison M. Douglas, Adelina Geyer, Antonio M. Álvarez-Valero, Joan Martí (2016), Modeling magmatic accumulations in the upper crust: Metamorphic implications for the country rock, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, doi: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2016.03.008

Patrick Dreher, Chansup Byun, Chris Hill, Vijay Gadepally, Bradley Kuszmaul, Jeremy Kepner (2016), PageRank Pipeline Benchmark: Proposal for a Holistic System Benchmark for Big-Data Platforms, http://arxiv.org/pdf/1603.01876.pdf

F.Ö. Dudás, S.A. LeBlanc, S.W. Cartera, S.A. Bowring (2016), Pb and Sr concentrations and isotopic compositions in prehistoric North American teeth: A methodological study, Chemical Geology, doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2016.03.003

John G. Dwyer, Paul A. Gorman (2016), No Access Moist formulations of the Eliassen-Palm flux and their connection to the surface westerlies, Journal of Atmospheric Science, doi: 10.1175/JAS-D-16-0111.1

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Alissa M. Earle, Richard P. Binzel, Leslie A. Young, S.A. Stern, K. Ennico, W. Grundy, C.B. Olkin, H.A. Weaver, the New Horizons Geology and Geophysics Imaging Team (2016), Long-Term Surface Temperature Modeling of Pluto, Icarus, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2016.09.036

Michael P. Eddy, Samuel A. Bowring, Robert B. Miller and Jeffrey H. Tepper (2016), Rapid assembly and crystallization of a fossil large-volume silicic magma chamber, Geology, doi: 10.1130/G37631.1

Engwirda, D. (2016), Conforming restricted Delaunay mesh generation for piecewise smooth complexes, Computational Geometry, arXiv preprint: 1606.01289

Engwirda, D., and Kelley, M. (2016), A WENO-type slope-limiter for a family of piecewise polynomial methods, arXiv preprint: 1606.08188

Darren Engwirda, Maxwell Kelley and John Marshall (2016), High-order accurate finite-volume formulations for the pressure gradient force in layered ocean models, arXiv preprint: 1608.05271

Alexander J. Evans, Jason Soderblom, Jeffrey C. Andrews-Hanna, Sean C. Solomon, Maria T. Zuber (2016), Identification of Buried Lunar Impact Craters from GRAIL Data and Implications for the Nearside, Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 10.1002/2015GL067394

Athena E. Eyster, Roger R. Fu, Justin V. Strauss, Benjamin P. Weiss, Charlie F. Roots, Galen P. Halverson, David A.D. Evans, Francis A. Macdonald (2016), Paleomagnetic evidence for a large rotation of the Yukon block relative to Laurentia: Implications for a low-latitude Sturtian glaciation and the breakup of Rodinia, GSA Bulletin, doi: 10.1130/B31425.1

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Xinding Fang, Yingcai Zheng and Michael C. Fehler (2016), Fracture clustering effect on amplitude variation with offset and azimuth analyses, GEOPHYSICS, 82(1), N13-N25. doi: 10.1190/geo2016-0045.1

Charles Fant, C. Adam Schlosser, Xiang Gao, Kenneth Strzepek, John Reilly (2016), Projections of Water Stress Based on an Ensemble of Socioeconomic Growth and Climate Change Scenarios: A Case Study in Asia, PLOS ONE, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0150633

Ulrich H. Faul, Christopher J. Cline II, Emmanuel C. David, Andrew J. Berry, Ian Jackson (2016), Titanium-hydroxyl defect-controlled rheology of the Earth's upper mantle, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Volume 452, Pages 227–237, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2016.07.016

Xuan Feng, Wenjing Liang, Cai Liu, Enhedelihai Nilot, Minghe Zhang, Shuaishuai Liang (2016), Application of Freeman decomposition to full polarimetric GPR for improving subsurface target classification, Signal Processing, doi: 10.1016/j.sigpro.2016.07.030

Nicola Ferralis, Emily D. Matys, Andrew H. Knoll, Christian Hallmann, Roger E. Summons, (2016), Rapid, direct and non-destructive assessment of fossil organic matter via microRaman spectroscopy, Carbon, Volume 108, Pages 440–449, doi: 10.1016/j.carbon.2016.07.039

Zoe V. Finkel , Mick J. Follows, Justin D. Liefer, Chris M. Brown, Ina Benner, Andrew J. Irwin (2016), Phylogenetic Diversity in the Macromolecular Composition of Microalgae, PLOS one, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0155977

Floyd, M.A., Walters, R. J., Elliott, J. R., Funning, G. J., Svarc, J. L., Murray, et al. (2016), Spatial variations in fault friction related to lithology from rupture and afterslip of the 2014 South Napa, California, earthquake, Geophysical Research Letters, 43 (13), 6808-6816, doi: 10.1002/2016GL069428

William B. Frank (2016), Slow slip hidden in the noise: the intermittence of tectonic release, Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 10.1002/2016GL069537

William B. Frank, Nikolaï M. Shapiro, Allen L. Husker, Vladimir Kostoglodov, Alexander A. Gusev and Michel Campillo (2016), The evolving interaction of low-frequency earthquakes during transient slip, Science Advances, Vol. 2, no. 4, e1501616, doi: 10.1126/sciadv.1501616

William B. Frank, Nikolaï M. Shapiro, Allen L. Husker, Vladimir Kostoglodov, Michel Campillo (2016), Repeating seismicity in the shallow crust modulated by transient stress perturbations, Tectonophysics, Volume 687, pp 105–110, doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2016.09.003

Fröllje, H., Pahnke, K., Schnetger, B., Brumsack, H.J., Dulai, H., and Fitzsimmons, J. N. (2016), Hawaiian imprint on dissolved Nd and Ra isotopes and rare earth elements in the central North Pacific: local survey and seasonal variability, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2016.06.001

Fu, R.R., Weiss, B.P., Lima, E. A., Kehayias, P., Araujo, J.F., Glenn, D.R., et al. (2016) Evaluating the paleomagnetic potential of single zircon crystals using the Bishop Tuff, Geophysics, arXiv preprint:1605.08479

Roger R. Fu, Benjamin P. Weiss, Eduardo A. Lima, Jefferson Ferraz, Jeff Gelb, David Glenn, Pauli Kehayias, Joshua F. Einsle, Richard J. Harrison, Guleed A.H. Ali, Ronald L. Walsworth (2016), Can Zircons be Suitable Paleomagnetic Recorders? - A Correlative Study of Bishop Tuff Zircon Grains Using High Resolution Lab X-ray Microscopes and a Quantum Diamond Microscope, Microscopy and Microanalysis, Volume 22, Supplement S3, pp 1794-1795, Microscopy Society of America, doi: 10.1017/S1431927616009818

Jürg Fuhrer, Maria Val Martin, Gina Mills, Colette L. Heald, Harry Harmens, Felicity Hayes, Katrina Sharps, Jürgen Bender, Mike R. Ashmore (2016), Current and future ozone risks to global terrestrial biodiversity and ecosystem processes, Ecology and Evolution, doi: 10.1002/ece3.2568

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Gabet, E.J., Burnham, J.L.H., & Perron, J.T. (2016), Critiques of the seismic hypothesis and the vegetation stabilization hypothesis for the formation of Mima mounds along the western coast of the US, Geomorphology, 269, 40-42, doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2016.06.032

Xiang Gao, C. Adam Schlosser, Paul O’Gorman, Erwan Monier and Dara Entekhabi (2016), 21st Century Changes in U.S. Heavy Precipitation Frequency Based on Resolved Atmospheric Patterns, MIT Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, Report 302, http://globalchange.mit.edu/files/document/MITJPSPGC_Rpt302.pdf

Sarvesh Garimella, Thomas Bjerring Kristensen, Karolina Ignatius, Andre Welti, Jens Voigtländer, Gourihar R. Kulkarni, Frank Sagan, Gregory Lee Kok, James Dorsey, Leonid Nichman, Daniel Alexander Rothenberg, Michael Rösch, Amélie Catharina Ruth Kirchgäßner, Russell Ladkin, Heike Wex, Theodore W. Wilson, Luis Antonio Ladino, Jon P. D. Abbatt, Olaf Stetzer, Ulrike Lohmann, Frank Stratmann, and Daniel James Cziczo (2016), The SPectrometer for Ice Nuclei (SPIN): an instrument to investigate ice nucleation, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 2781–2795, doi: 10.5194/amt-9-2781-2016

Ian Garrick-Bethell, Benjamin P. Weiss, David L. Shuster, Sonia M. Tikoo, Marissa M. Tremblay (2016), Further evidence for early lunar magnetism from troctolite 76535, Journal of Geophysical Research - Planets, doi: 10.1002/2016JE005154

Jérôme Gattacceca, Benjamin P. Weiss, Matthieu Gounelle (2016), New constraints on the magnetic history of the CV parent body and the solar nebula from the Kaba meteorite, Earth and Planetary Science, Letters Volume 455, Pages 166–175, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2016.09.008

Antonio Genova, Sander Goossens, Frank G. Lemoine, Erwan Mazaricob, Gregory A. Neumann, David E. Smith, Maria T. Zuber (2016), Seasonal and static gravity field of Mars from MGS, Mars Odyssey and MRO radio science, Icarus, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2016.02.050

Ghose, N.C., Chatterjee, N., and Windley, B.F. (2016), Subaqueous early eruptive phase of the late Aptian Rajmahal volcanism, India: Evidence from volcaniclastic rocks, bentonite, black shales, and oolite, Geoscience Frontiers, doi: 10.1016/j.gsf.2016.06.007

Amanda Giang and Noelle E. Selin (2016), Benefits of mercury controls for the United States, PNAS 2016 113 (2) 286-291, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1514395113

Pupa U.P.A Gilberta, Kristin D. Bergmann, Corinne E. Myers, Matthew A. Marcus, Ross T. DeVol, Chang-Yu Sun, Adam Z. Blonsky, Erik Tamre, Jessica Zhao, Elizabeth A. Karan, Nobumichi Tamura, Sarah Lemer, Anthony J. Giuffre, Gonzalo Giribet, John M. Eiler, Andrew H. Knoll (2016), Nacre tablet thickness records formation temperature in modern and fossil shells, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2016.11.012

Michaël Gillon, Emmanuël Jehin, Susan M. Lederer, Laetitia Delrez, Julien de Wit, Artem Burdanov, Valérie Van Grootel, Adam J. Burgasser, Amaury H. M. J. Triaud,  Cyrielle Opitom, Brice-Olivier Demory, Devendra K. Sahu, Daniella Bardalez Gagliuffi, Pierre Magain & Didier Queloz (2016), Temperate Earth-sized planets transiting a nearby ultracool dwarf star, Nature, 533, 221–224, doi: 10.1038/nature17448

G. Randall Gladstone et al. (2016), The atmosphere of Pluto as observed by New Horizons, Science, Vol 351, Issue 6279, doi: 10.1126/science.aad8866 [the New Horizons Science Team/Binzel]

David A. Gold, Jonathan Grabenstatter, Alex de Mendoza, Ana Riesgo, Iñaki Ruiz-Trillo, and Roger E. Summons (2016), Sterol and genomic analyses validate the sponge biomarker hypothesis, PNAS, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1512614113

David A. Gold, Shane S. O'Reilly, Genming Luo, Derek E. G. Briggs and Roger E. Summons (2016), Prospects for Sterane Preservation in Sponge Fossils from Museum Collections and the Utility of Sponge Biomarkers for Molecular Clocks, Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History 57(2):181-189, doi: 10.3374/014.057.0208

Benjamin S. Grandey, Hsiang-He Lee, Chien Wang (2016), Radiative effects of interannually varying vs. interannually invariant aerosol emissions from fires, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 16(22):14495-14513, doi: 10.5194/acp-16-14495-2016

Gregory, J. M., Bouttes-Mauhourat, N., Griffies, S. M., Haak, H., Hurlin, W. J., Jungclaus, J., Marshall, J. et al. (2016) The Flux-Anomaly-Forced Model Intercomparison Project (FAFMIP) contribution to CMIP6: Investigation of sea-level and ocean climate change in response to CO2 forcing, doi: 10.5194/gmd-2016-122

Niya G. Grozeva, Frieder Klein, Jeffrey S. Seewald, Sean P. Sylva (2016), Experimental study of carbonate formation in oceanic peridotite, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Volume 199, Pages 264–286, doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2016.10.052

W.M. Grundy (et al. (2016), Surface compositions across Pluto and Charon, Science 18 Mar 2016, Vol. 351, Issue 6279, doi: 10.1126/science.aad9189 [Binzel, Earle, the New Horizons Science Team]

Guidi et al. (2016), Plankton networks driving carbon export in the oligotrophic ocean, Nature, doi: 10.1038/nature16942 [Follows]

Mae Sexauer Gustin et al. (2016), Importance of Integration and Implementation of Emerging and Future Mercury Research into the Minamata Convention, Environmental Science & Technology, doi: 10.1021/acs.est.6b00573 [Selin]

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Christopher T. Hayes, David McGee, Sujoy Mukhopadhyay, Edward A. Boyle, Adam C. Maloof (2016), Helium and thorium isotope constraints on African dust transport to the Bahamas over recent millennia, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Volume 457, Pages 385–394, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2016.10.031

U. Hausmann, Dennis J. McGillicuddy Jr., John Marshall (2016), Observed mesoscale eddy signatures in Southern Ocean surface mixed-layer depth, Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans, doi: 10.1002/2016JC012225

Colette L. Heald, Jeffrey A. Geddes (2016), The Impact of Historical Land Use Change From 1850 to 2000 on Particulate Matter and Ozone, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., doi: 10.5194/acp-2016-793

Jordon D. Hemingway, Enno Schefuß, Bienvenu Jean Dinga, Helena Pryer, and Valier V. Galy (2016), Multiple plant-wax compounds record differential sources and ecosystem structure in large river catchments, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Volume 184, Pages 20–40, doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2016.04.003

H. Hiesinger et l. (2016), Cratering on Ceres: Implications for its crust and evolution, Science, 353(6303):4759, doi: 10.1126/science.aaf4759 [Anton Emarkov]

Jason D. Hofgartner et al. (2016), Titan’s “Magic Islands”: Transient Features in a Hydrocarbon Sea, Icarus, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2016.02.022 [Soderblom]

Shichun Huang, Michael J. Vollinger, Frederick A. Frey, J. Michael Rhodes, Qun Zhang (2016), Compositional variation within thick (>10 m) flow units of Mauna Kea Volcano cored by the Hawaii Scientific Drilling Project, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Actadoi: 10.1016/j.gca.2016.01.015

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Keisuke Inomura, Jason Bragg and Michael J Follows (2016), A quantitative analysis of the direct and indirect costs of nitrogen fixation: a model based on Azotobacter vinelandii, The ISME Journal, doi: 10.1038/ismej.2016.97

Diane J. Ivy, Casey Hilgenbrink, Doug Kinnison, R. Alan Plumb, Aditi Sheshadri, Susan Solomon, and David W. J. Thompson (2016), Observed Changes in the Southern Hemispheric Circulation in May, Journal of Climate, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0394.1

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Oliver Jagoutz, Francis A. Macdonald, and Leigh Royden (2016), Low-latitude arc–continent collision as a driver for global cooling, PNAS, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1523667113

Yueyang Jianga, Qianlai Zhuanga, Stephen Sitch, Jonathan A. O'Donnell, David Kicklighter, Andrei Sokolov, Jerry Melillo (2016), Importance of soil thermal regime in terrestrial ecosystem carbon dynamics in the circumpolar north, Global and Planetary Change, Volume 142, Pages 28–40, doi: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2016.04.011

Qinjian Jin, Zong-Liang Yang & Jiangfeng Wei (2016), High sensitivity of Indian summer monsoon to Middle East dust absorptive properties, Scientific Reports 6, Article number: 30690, doi: 10.1038/srep30690

Jin, Z., Zhuang, Q., Dukes, J.S. et al. Climatic Change (2016), Temporal variability in the thermal requirements for vegetation phenology on the Tibetan plateau and its implications for carbon dynamics, Climate Change, doi:10.1007/s10584-016-1736-8

Brandon C. Johnson, David M. Blair, Gareth S. Collins, H. Jay Melosh, Andrew M. Freed, G. Jeffrey Taylor, James W. Head, Mark A. Wieczorek, Jeffrey C. Andrews-Hanna, Francis Nimmo, James T. Keane, Katarina Miljković, Jason M. Soderblom, Maria T. Zuber (2016), Formation of the Orientale lunar multiring basin, Science, Vol 354, Issue 6311, pp. 441-444, doi: 10.1126/science.aag0518

Brandon C. Johnson, Gareth S. Collins, David A. Minton, Timothy J. Bowling, Bruce M. Simonson, Maria T. Zuber (2016), Spherule layers, crater scaling laws, and the population of ancient terrestrial impactorsIcarus, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2016.02.023

Juanes, R., B. Jha, B. H. Hager, J. H. Shaw, A. Plesch, L. Astiz, J. H. Dieterich, and C. Frohlich (2016), Were the May 2012 Emilia-Romagna earthquakes induced? A coupled flow-geomechanics modeling assessment, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 6891–6897, doi: 10.1002/2016GL069284

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Maxwell B. Kaplan, Susan Solomon (2016), A coming boom in commercial shipping? The potential for rapid growth of noise from commercial ships by 2030, Marine Policy, Volume 73, Pages 119–121, doi: 10.1016/j.marpol.2016.07.024

[MS Thesis] Kosiarek, Molly (Molly R.) (2016), Modeling Pluto's light curve in the near infrared: implications for observation post New Horizons, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/104599

[PhD Thesis] Kostov, Yavor (Yavor Krasimirov) (2016), The role of high-latitude oceans in transient climate change, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/104587

Mikhail A. Kreslavsky, James W. Head, Gregory A. Neumann, Maria T. Zuber, David E. Smith (2016), Low-amplitude topographic features and textures on the Moon: Initial results from detrended Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter (LOLA) topography, Icarus, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2016.07.017

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Jonathan M. Lauderdale, Richard G. Williams, David R. Munday, David P. Marshall (2016), The impact of Southern Ocean residual upwelling on atmospheric CO2 on centennial and millennial timescales, Climate Dynamics, doi: 10.1007/s00382-016-3163-y

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Hsiang-He Lee, Rotem Bar-Or, and Chien Wang (2016), Biomass Burning Aerosols and the Low Visibility Events in Southeast Asia, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, doi: 10.5194/acp-2016-504

Jong-Mi Lee, Selene F. Eltgroth, Edward A. Boyle, Jess F. Adkins (2017), The transfer of bomb radiocarbon and anthropogenic lead to the deep North Atlantic Ocean observed from a deep sea coral, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Volume 458, Pages 223–232, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2016.10.049

Justin D. Li, Cody M. Rude, David M. Blair, Michael G. Gowanlock, Thomas A. Herring, Victor Pankratius (2016), Computer aided detection of transient inflation events at Alaskan volcanoes using GPS measurements from 2005–2015, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, doi: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2016.10.003

Eduardo A. Lima, Benjamin P. Weiss (2016) Ultra-high Sensitivity Moment Magnetometry of Geological Samples Using Magnetic Microscopy, Geophysics, arXiv: 1606.05089

Marianna Linz, R. Alan Plumb, Edwin P. Gerber, and Aditi Sheshadri (2016), The relationship between age of air and the diabatic circulation of the stratosphere, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, doi: 10.1175/JAS-D-16-0125.1

C.M. Lisse, R.L. McNutt Jr., S.J. Wolk, F. Bagenal, S.A. Sternd, G.R. Gladstone, T.E. Cravens, M.E. Hill, P. Kollmann, H.A. Weaver, D.F. Strobel, H.A. Elliott, D.J. McComas, R.P. Binzel, B.T. Snios, A. Bhardwa, A. Chutjian, L.A. Young, C.B. Olkin, K.A. Ennico, (2016), The puzzling detection of x-rays from Pluto by Chandra, Icarus, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2016.07.008

Liu, X.-L., De Santiago Torio, A., Bosak, T., and Summons, R. E. (2016) Novel archaeal tetraether lipids with a cyclohexyl ring identified in Fayetteville Green Lake, NY, and other sulfidic lacustrine settings, Rapid Commun. Mass Spectrom., 30: 1197–1205, doi: 10.1002/rcm.7549

Carolin R. Löscher, Annie Bourbonnais, Julien Dekaezemacker, Chawalit N. Charoenpong, Mark A. Altabet, Hermann W. Bange, Rena Czeschel, Chris Hoffmann, and Ruth Schmitz (2016), N2 fixation in eddies of the eastern tropical South Pacific Ocean, Biogeosciences, 13, 2889–2899, doi: 10.5194/bg-13-2889-2016

Genming Luo, Shuhei Ono, Nicolas J. Beukes, David T. Wang, Shucheng Xie and Roger E. Summons (2016), Rapid oxygenation of Earth’s atmosphere 2.33 billion years ago, Science Advances, Vol. 2, no. 5, e1600134, doi: 10.1126/sciadv.1600134

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[PhD Thesis] Mandler, Benjamin Ehrlich (2016), Experimental studies of magmatic differentiation and the effects of water on phase stability, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/104588

Ben E. Mandler, Timothy L. Grove (2016), Controls on the stability and composition of amphibole in the Earth’s mantle, Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, September 2016, 171:68, doi: 10.1007/s00410-016-1281-5

Cara C. Manning, Rachel H.R. Stanley, and Dempsey E. Lott III (2016), Continuous Measurements of Dissolved Ne, Ar, Kr, and Xe Ratios with a Field-Deployable Gas Equilibration Mass Spectrometer, Anal. Chem., 2016, 88 (6), pp 3040–3048, doi: 10.1021/acs.analchem.5b03102

C.C. Manning, R.H.R. Stanley, D.P. Nicholson and M.E. Squibb (2016), Quantifying air-sea gas exchange using noble gases in a coastal upwelling zone, IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, Volume 35, conference 1, doi: 10.1088/1755-1315/35/1/012017

Dandan Mao, Jan F. McGarry, Erwan Mazarico, Gregory A. Neumann, Xiaoli Sun, Mark H. Torrence, Thomas W. Zagwodzki, David D. Rowlands, Evan D. Hoffman, Julie E. Horvath, James E. Golder, Michael K. Barker , David E. Smith, Maria T. Zuber (2016), The laser ranging experiment of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter: Five years of operations and data analysis, Icarus, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2016.07.003

Giulio Mariotti, Sara B. Pruss, Xuyuan Ai, J. Taylor Perron and Tanja Bosak (2016), Microbial Origin of Early Animal Trace Fossils? Journal of Sedimentary Research, vol. 86, no. 4, 287-293, doi: 10.2110/jsr.2016.19

Jann Paul Mattern, Hajoon Song, Chris Edwards, Andrew M. Moore, Jerome Fiechter (2016), Data assimilation of physical and chlorophyll a observations in the California Current System using two biogeochemical models, doi: 10.1016/j.ocemod.2016.12.002

Kaighin A. McColl, Gabriel G. Katul, Pierre Gentine and Dara Entekhabi (2016), Mean-velocity profile of smooth channel flow explained by a cospectral budget model with wall-blockage, Phys. Fluids 28, 035107, doi: 10.1063/1.4943599

Trevor J. McDougall and Raffaele Ferrari (2016), Abyssal upwelling and downwelling driven by near-boundary mixing, Journal of Physical Oceanography, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-16-0082.1

Brian Medeiros and Louise Nuijens (2016), Clouds at Barbados are representative of clouds across the trade wind regions in observations and climate models, PNAS Plus, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1521494113

M. Jeffrey Mei, David M. Holland, Sridhar Anandakrishnan, and Tiantian Zheng (2016), A Two-Station Seismic Method to Localize Glacier Calving, The Cryosphere, doi: 10.5194/tc-2016-85

Chunfang Meng (2016), Benchmarking Defmod, an open source FEM code for modeling episodic fault rupture, Computers & Geosciences, Volume 100, Pages 10–26, doi: 10.1016/j.cageo.2016.11.014

Menneson et al. (2016), The Habitable Exoplanet (HabEx) Imaging Mission: preliminary science drivers and technical requirements, Proc. SPIE 9904, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2016: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Wave, 99040L, doi: 10.1117/12.2240457 [Seager, Cahoy]

[PhD Thesis] Messenger, Stephen Joseph (2016), Exoplanet atmospheric exploration and categorization through transmission spectroscopy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/104592

Alexandre Mignot, Raffaele Ferrari, and Kjell Arne Mork (2016), Spring Bloom Onset in the Nordic Seas, Bigeosciences, 13, 3485-3502, 2016, doi: 10.5194/bg-13-3485-2016

Robert B. Miller, Stacia M. Gordon, Samuel Bowring, Brigid Doran, Noah McLean, Zachary Michels, Erin Shea, and Donna L. Whitney (2016), Linking deep and shallow crustal processes during regional transtension in an exhumed continental arc, North Cascades, northwestern Cordillera (USA), Geosphere, doi: 10.1130/GES01262.1

Mills, M. J. et al. (2016), Global volcanic aerosol properties derived from emissions, 1990-2014, using CESM1(WACCM), J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 121, doi: 10.1002/2015JD024290 [Solomon]

[PhD Thesis] Mitchell, Alexandra Lai Ching Kao Andrews (2016), Hydrous melt generation in the Earth's mantle, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/104593

Alexandra L. Mitchell and Timothy L. Grove (2016), Experiments on melt–rock reaction in the shallow mantle wedge, Contrib Mineral Petrol, 171: 107, doi: 10.1007/s00410-016-1312-2

Erwan Monier, Liyi Xu and Richard Snyder (2016), Uncertainty in future agro-climate projections in the United States and benefits of greenhouse gas mitigation, Environmental Research letters, Volume 11, Number 5, doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/11/5/055001

Fanny M. Monteiro, Lennart T. Bach, Colin Brownlee, Paul Bown, Rosalind E. M. Rickaby, Alex J. Poulton, Toby Tyrrell, Luc Beaufort, Stephanie Dutkiewicz, Samantha Gibbs, Magdalena A. Gutowska, Renee Lee, Ulf Riebesell, Jeremy Young and Andy Ridgwell (2016), Why marine phytoplankton calcify, Science Advances, Vol. 2, no. 7, e1501822, doi: 10.1126/sciadv.1501822

Jeffrey M. Moore et al. (2016), The geology of Pluto and Charon through the eyes of New Horizons, Science, Vol. 351, Issue 6279, pp. 1284-1293, doi: 10.1126/science.aad7055 [Binzel, Zangari, the New Horizons Science Team]

Aurélien Mordret, Dylan Mikesell, Christopher Harig, Brad Lipovsky & German Prieto (2016), Monitoring South-West Greenland’s ice sheet melt with ambient seismic noise, Science Advances, Vol. 2, no. 5, e1501538, doi: 10.1126/sciadv.1501538

Nicholas A. Moskovitz, David Polishook, Francesca E. DeMeo, Richard P. Binzel, Thomas Endicott, Bin Yang, Ellen S. Howell, Ronald J. Vervack, Jr., Yanga R. Fernández (2016), Near-infrared thermal emission from near-Earth asteroids: Aspect-dependent variability, Icarus, Volume 284, Pages 97–105, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2016.11.011

Y. Mukuhira, C. Dinske, H. Asanuma, T. Ito, M. O. Häring (2016), Pore pressure behavior at the shut-in phase and causality of large induced seismicity at Basel, Switzerland, Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth, doi: 10.1002/2016JB013338

Brian T. Murphy, Shane S. O'Reilly, Xavier Monteys, Barry F. Reid, Michal T. Szpak, Margaret V. McCaul, Sean F. Jordan, Christopher C.R. Allen, Brian P. Kelleher (2016), The occurrence of PAHs and faecal sterols in Dublin Bay and their influence on sedimentary microbial communities, Marine Pollution Bulletin, doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2016.02.066

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Olivier Namur, Max Collinet, Bernard Charlier, Timothy L. Grove, Francois Holtz, and Catherine McCammon (2016), Melting processes and mantle sources of lavas on MercuryEarth and Planetary Science Letters, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2016.01.030

S.A. Newman, G. Mariotti, S. Pruss, T. Bosak (2016), Insights into cyanobacterial fossilization in Ediacaran siliciclastic environments, Geology, doi: 10.1130/G37791.1

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Anne Obermann, Matteo Lupi, Aurélien Mordret, Steinunn S. Jakobsdóttir, Stephen A. Miller (2016), 3D-ambient noise rayleigh wave tomography of Snæ fellsjökull volcano, Iceland, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, doi: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2016.02.013

Victor Ocaña, Eduardo Zorita, Patrick Heimbach (2016), Stochastic secular trends in sea level rise, Journal of Geophysical Research Oceans, doi: 10.1002/2015JC011301

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Margaret Pan, Erika R. Nesvold, and Marc J. Kuchner (2016), Apocenter Glow in Ecentric Debris Disks: Implications for Fomalhaut and Epsilon Eridani, The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 832, Number 1, doi: 10.3847/0004-637X/832/1/81

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Judith A. Perlinger, Hugh S. Gorman, Emma S. Norman, Daniel Obrist, Noelle E. Selin, Noel R. Urban, and Shiliang Wu (2016), Measurement and Modeling of Atmosphere-Surface Exchangeable Pollutants (ASEPs) To Better Understand their Environmental Cycling and Planetary Boundaries, Environ. Sci. Technol., doi: 10.1021/acs.est.6b03447

J. Taylor Perron & Jeremy G. Venditti (2016), Earth science: Megafloods downsized, Nature, 538, 174–175, doi: 10.1038/538174a

Noemí Pinilla-Alonso, J. de León, K.J. Walsh, H. Campins, V. Lorenzi, M. Delbo, F. DeMeo, J. Licandro, Z. Landsman, M.P. Lucas, V. Alí-Lagoa, B. Burt (2016), Portrait of the Polana–Eulalia family complex: Surface homogeneity revealed from near-infrared spectroscopy, Icarus, Volume 274, Pages 231–248, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2016.03.022

Noah J. Planavsky, Devon B. Cole, Christopher T. Reinhard, Charles Diamond, Gordon D. Love, Genming Luo, Shuang Zhang, Kurt O. Konhauser, and Timothy W. Lyons (2016), No evidence for high atmospheric oxygen levels 1,400 million years ago, PNAS, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1601925113

Piero Poli and Germán A. Prieto (2016), Global rupture parameters for deep and intermediate depth earthquakes: Rupture parameters for deep earthquakes, Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, doi: 10.1002/2016JB013521

P. Poli, G.A. Prieto, C.Q. Yu, M. Florez, H. Agurto-Detzel, T.D. Mikesell, G. Chen, V. Dionicio and P. Pedraza (2016), Complex rupture of the M6.3 March 10, 2015 Bucaramanga earthquake: evidence of strong weakening process, Geophys. J. Int., doi: 10.1093/gji/ggw065

Jamie T. Potter , Paul R. Craddock, Robert L. Kleinberg, and Andrew E. Pomerantz (2016), Downhole Estimate of the Enthalpy Required To Heat Oil Shale and Heavy Oil Formations, Energy Fuels, doi: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.6b02495

Judy P. Pu, Samuel A. Bowring, Jahandar Ramezani, Paul Myrow, Timothy D. Raub (2016), Dodging snowballs: Geochronology of the Gaskiers, Geology, doi: 10.1130/G38284.1

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Alejandra Quintanilla-Terminel and Brian Evans (2016), Heterogeneity of inelastic strain during creep of Carrara marble: Microscale strain measurement technique, Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, doi: 10.1002/2016JB012970

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Ny Riavo, G Voarintsoa, George A Brook, Fuyuan Liang, Eugene Marais, Ben Hardt, Hai Cheng, R Lawrence Edwards, L Bruce Railsback (2016), Stalagmite multi-proxy evidence of wet and dry intervals in northeastern Namibia: Linkage to latitudinal shifts of the Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone and changing solar activity from AD 1400 to 1950, The Holocene, doi: 10.1177/0959683616660170

Matthew Rioux, Michael J. Cheadle, Barbara E. John, Samuel A. Bowring (2016), The temporal and spatial distribution of magmatism during lower crustal accretion at an ultraslow-spreading ridge: High-precision U–Pb zircon dating of ODP Holes 735B and 1105A, Atlantis Bank, Southwest Indian Ridge, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2016.05.047

Daniel Rothenberg and Chien Wang (2016), An aerosol activation metamodel of v1.2.0 of the pyrcel cloud parcel model: Development and offline assessment for use in an aerosol-climate model, Geoscientific Model Development Discussions, doi: 10.5194/gmd-2016-228

Brook T. Russell, Daniel S. Cooley, William C. Porter, Colette L. Heald (2016), Modeling the spatial behavior of the meteorological drivers' effects on extreme ozone, Environmetrics, doi: 10.1002/env.2406

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Sae Yun Kwon, Noelle E. Selin (2016), Uncertainties in Atmospheric Mercury Modeling for Policy Evaluation, Air Pollution (S Wu, Section Editor), Current Pollution Reports, doi: 10.1007/s40726-016-0030-8

Adam Sarafian, Timm John, J. Roszjar, Martin J. Whitehouse (2016), Chlorine and hydrogen degassing in Vesta's magma ocean, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2016.10.029

Christoph Schär, Nikolina Ban, Erich M. Fischer, Jan Rajczak, Jürg Schmidli, Christoph Frei, Filippo Giorgi, Thomas R. Karl, Elizabeth J. Kendon, Albert M. G. Klein Tank, Paul A. O’Gorman, Jana Sillmann, Xuebin Zhang, Francis W. Zwiers (2016), Percentile indices for assessing changes in heavy precipitation events, Climatic Change, pp 1-16, doi: 10.1007/s10584-016-1669-2

Luke D. Schiferl, Colette L. Heald, Martin Van Damme, Lieven Clarisse, Cathy Clerbaux, Pierre-François Coheur, John B. Nowak, J. Andrew, Neuman, Scott C. Herndon, Joseph R. Roscioli, and, Scott J. Eilerman (2016), Interannual variability of ammonia concentrations over the United States: sources and implications, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 12305–12328, doi: 10.5194/acp-16-12305-2016

H.H. Schmitt, N.E. Petro, R.A. Wells, M.S. Robinson, B.P. Weiss, C.M. Mercer (2016), Revisiting the Field Geology of Taurus-Littrow, Icarus, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2016.11.042

Matthias Schneider, Andreas Wiegele, Sabine Barthlott, Yenny González, Emanuel Christner, Christoph Dyroff, Omaira E. García, Frank Hase, Thomas Blumenstock, Eliezer Sepúlveda, Gizaw Mengistu Tsidu, Samuel Takele Kenea, Sergio Rodríguez, and Javier Andrey (2016), Accomplishments of the MUSICA project to provide accurate, long-term, global and high-resolution observations of tropospheric {H2O,δD} pairs – a review, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 2845–2875, doi: 10.5194/amt-9-2845-2016

Seager S., Bains W., and Petkowski J.J. (2016), Toward a List of Molecules as Potential Biosignature Gases for the Search for Life on Exoplanets and Applications to Terrestrial Biochemistry, Astrobiology, doi: 10.1089/ast.2015.1404

Anna Shaughnessy, Eve Sprunt, Maria Angela Capello, and Nancy House (2016), ”Full Spectrum.” The corporate level — The female geophysicist's experience, The Leading Edge, 35(8), 711–712., doi: 10.1190/tle35080711.1

T.A. Shaw, M. Baldwin, E.A. Barnes, R. Caballero, C.I. Garfinkel, Y.-T. Hwang, C. Li, P.A. O'Gorman, G. Rivière, I.R. Simpson & A. Voigt (2016), Storm track processes and the opposing influences of climate change, Nature Geoscience 9, 656–664, doi: 10.1038/ngeo2783

Erin K. Shea, Jonathan S. Miller, Robert B. Miller, Samuel A. Bowring and Katie M. Sullivan (2016), Growth and maturation of a mid- to shallow-crustal intrusive complex, North Cascades, Washington, Geosphere, doi: 10.1130/GES01290.1

A. Sheshadri and R.A. Plumb (2016), Sensitivity of the surface responses of an idealized AGCM to the timing of imposed ozone depletion-like polar stratospheric cooling, accepted for publication in Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 10.1002/2016GL067964

[Phd Thesis] Slim, Mirna I (2016), Creep properties of source rocks using indentation: the role of organic matter on texture and creep rates, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/104595

Smith, D.E., Zuber, M.T., Neumann, G.A., Mazarico, E., Lemoine, F. G., Head III, J.W, et al. (2016), Summary of the results from the lunar orbiter laser altimeter after seven years in lunar orbit, Icarus, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2016.06.006

Molly B. Smith, Natalie M. Mahowald, Samuel Albani, Aaron Perry, Remi Losno, Zihan Qu, Beatrice Marticorena, David A. Ridley, Colette L. Heald (2016), Sensitivity of the Variability of Mineral Aerosol Simulations to Meteorological Forcing Datasets, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., doi: 10.5194/acp-2016-638

Alice Soccodato, Francesco d'Ovidio, Marina Lévy, Oliver Jahn, Michael J. Follows, Silvia De Monte (2016), Estimating planktonic diversity through spatial dominance patterns in a model ocean, Marine Genomics, doi: 10.1016/j.margen.2016.04.015

Susan Solomon, Diane J. Ivy, Doug Kinnison, Michael J. Mills, Ryan R. Neely III, Anja Schmidt (2016), Emergence of Healing in the Antarctic Ozone Layer, Science, doi: 10.1126/science.aae0061

Susan Solomon, Doug Kinnison, Rolando R. Garcia, Justin Bandoro, Michael Mills, Catherine Wilka, Ryan R. Neely III, Anja Schmidt, John E. Barnes, Jean-Paul Vernier, Michael Höpfner (2016), Monsoon circulations and tropical heterogeneous chlorine chemistry in the stratosphere, Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 10.1002/2016GL071778

Hajoon Song, Christopher A. Edwards, Andrew M. Moore, Jerome Fiechter (2016), Data assimilation in a coupled physical–biogeochemical model of the California Current System using an incremental lognormal 4-dimensional variational approach: Part 1—Model formulation and biological data assimilation twin experiments, Ocean Modelling, doi: 10.1016/j.ocemod.2016.04.001

Hajoon Song, John Marshall, Michael J. Follows, Stephanie Dutkiewicz, Gaël Forget (2016), Source waters for the highly productive Patagonian shelf in the southwestern Atlantic, Journal of Marine Systems, doi: 10.1016/j.jmarsys.2016.02.009

Hajoon Song, John Marshall, David Munro, Ute Hausmann (2016), Mesoscale modulation of air-sea CO 2 flux in Drake Passage, Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, doi: 10.1002/2016JC011714

Shaojie Song, Noelle E. Selin, Lynne E. Gratz, Jesse L. Ambrose, Daniel A. Jaffe, Viral Shah, Lyatt Jaeglé, Amanda Giang, Bin Yuan, Lisa Kaser, Eric C. Apel, Rebecca S. Hornbrook, Nicola J. Blake, Andrew J. Weinheimer, Roy L. Mauldin III, Christopher A. Cantrell, Mark S. Castro, Gary Conley, Thomas M. Holsen, Winston T. Luke, Robert Talbot (2016), Constraints from observations and modeling on atmosphere–surface exchange of mercury in eastern North America, Atmosphere-surface exchange of mercury in eastern North America, Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene, doi: 10.12952/journal.elementa.000100

Michael M. Sori, Maria T. Zuber, James W. Head, Walter S. Kiefer (2016), Gravitational search for cryptovolcanism on the Moon: Evidence for large volumes of early igneous activity, Icarusdoi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2016.02.009

Stamenković, V., and Seager, S. (2016), Emerging Possibilities and Insuperable Limitations of Exogeophysics: The Example of Plate Tectonics, The Astrophysical Journal, 825(1), 78, doi: 10.3847/0004-637X/825/1/78

Eric M. Stansifer, Paul A. O'Gorman, Jareth I. Holt (2016), Accurate computation of moist available potential energy with the Munkres algorithm, Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, doi: 10.1002/qj.2921

Hao Sun, Aurelien Mordret, German A. Prieto, Oral Büyüköztürk (2016), Bayesian characterization of buildings using seismic interferometry on ambient vibrations, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, doi: 10.1016/j.ymssp.2016.08.038

Jason B. Sylvan, Scott D. Wankel, Douglas E. LaRowe, Chawalit N. Charoenpong, Julie A. Huber, Craig L. Moyer, Katrina J. Edward (2016), Evidence for microbial mediation of subseafloor nitrogen redox processes at Loihi Seamount, Hawaii, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2016.10.029

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Mingjin Tang, Daniel J. Cziczo, and Vicki H. Grassian (2016), Interactions of Water with Mineral Dust Aerosol: Water Adsorption, Hygroscopicity, Cloud Condensation, and Ice Nucleation, Chem. Rev., doi: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.5b00529

Bijoy Thompson, Pavel Tkalich, Paola Malanotte-Rizzoli. et al. (2016), Dynamical and thermodynamical analysis of the South China Sea winter cold tongue, Climate Dynamics, 47: 1629. doi: 10.1007/s00382-015-2924-3

Bijoy Thompson, Pavel Tkalich, Paola Malanotte-Rizzoli (2016), Regime shift of the South China Sea SST in the late 1990s, doi: 10.1007/s00382-016-3178-4

Heather M. Throckmorton, Brent D. Newman, Jeffrey M. Heikoop, George B. Perkins, Xiahong Feng, David E. Graham, Daniel O'Malley, Velimir V. Vesselinov, Jessie Young, Stan D. Wullschleger and Cathy J. Wilson (2016), Active layer hydrology in an Arctic tundra ecosystem: quantifying water sources and cycling using water stable isotopes, Hydrological Processes, doi: 10.1002/hyp.10883

Michael R. Toomey, Andrew D. Ashton, Maureen E. Raymo, J. Taylor Perron (2016), Late Cenozoic Sea level and the rise of modern rimmed atolls, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2016.03.018

Toomey, M. R., J. P. Donnelly, and J. E. Tierney (2016), South Pacific hydrologic and cyclone variability during the last 3000 years, Paleoceanography, 31, doi: 10.1002/2015PA002870

Michael R. Toomey, Jonathan D. Woodruff, Jeffrey P. Donnelly, Andrew D. Ashton, J. Taylor Perron (2016), Seismic evidence of glacial-age river incision into the Tahaa barrier reef, French Polynesia, Marine Geology, doi: 10.1016/j.margeo.2016.04.008

Gaurav Tomar, Nikolai M. Shapiro, Aurelien Mordret, Satish C. Singh and Jean-Paul Montagner (2016), Radial anisotropy in Valhall: ambient noise based studies of Scholte and Love waves, Geophys. J. Int., doi: 10.1093/gji/ggw480

Dustin Trail, Daniele J. Cherniak, E. Bruce Watson, T. Mark Harrison, Benjamin P. Weiss, Ian Szumila (2016), Li zoning in zircon as a potential geospeedometer and peak temperature indicator, Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 171:25, doi: 10.​1007/​s00410-016-1238-8

Rose Turnbull, Andy Tulloch, Jahandar Ramezani, and Richard Jongens (2016), Extension-facilitated pulsed S-I-A-type “flare-up” magmatism at 370 Ma along the southeast Gondwana margin in New Zealand: Insights from U-Pb geochronology and geochemistry, Geological Society of America Bulletin, B31426.1, doi: 10.1130/B31426.1

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O.M. Umurhan, A.D. Howard, J.M. Moore, A.M. Earle, R.P. Binzel, S.A. Stern, P.M. Schenk, R.A. Beyer, O.L. White, F. NImmo, W.B. McKinnon, K. Ennico, C.B. Olkin, H.A. Weaver, L.A. Young (2016), Modeling glacial flow on and onto Pluto's Sputnik Planum, Earth and Planetary Astrophysics, arXiv: 1606.05734

Bogdan Uzbekov, Yuri Y. Shprits, Ksenia Orlova (2016), Scattering of relativistic and ultra-relativistic electrons by obliquely propagating Electromagnetic Ion Cyclotron waves, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics Volume 148, doi: 10.1016/j.jastp.2016.08.004

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P. Vernazza, M. Marsset, P. Beck, R.P. Binzel, M. Birlan, E.A. Cloutis, F.E. DeMeo, C. Dumas, and T. Hiroi (2016), Compositional Homogeneity of CM Parent Body, The Astronomical Journal, Volume 152, Number 3, doi: 10.3847/0004-6256/152/3/54

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G.L. Wagner, G. Ferrando, and W.R. Young (2016), An asymptotic model for the propagation of oceanic internal tides through quasi-geostrophic flow, arXiv: 1612.09009

 

David T. Wang, Paula V. Welander, Shuhei Ono (2016), Fractionation of the methane isotopologues 13CH4, 12CH3D, and 13CH3D during aerobic oxidation of methane by Methylococcus capsulatus (Bath), Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta Volume 192, Pages 186–202, doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2016.07.031

[PhD Thesis] Wang, Haoyue (2016), Study of reactive flow, ground deformation and real-time tomography with applications on CO₂ sequestration, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/104596

Haoyue Wang, Yves Bernabé, Ulrich Mok, Brian Evans (2016), Localized reactive flow in carbonate rocks: Core-flood experiments and network simulations, Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth, doi: 10.1002/2016JB013304

Hua Wang, Mike Fehler, Guo Tao, Zhoutuo Wei (2016), Investigation of collar properties on data-acquisition scheme for acoustic logging-while-drilling, Geophysics, 81(6):D611-D624, doi: 10.1190/geo2016-0016.1

Lingling Wang, Qian Zhao, Jinghuai Gao, Zongben Xu, Michael Fehler, and Xiudi Jiang (2016), Seismic sparse-spike deconvolution via Toeplitz-sparse matrix factorization, Geophysics, 81(3), V169-V182, doi: 10.1190/geo2015-0151.1

Tiantian Wang, Jahandar Ramezani, Chengshan Wanga, Huaichun Wu, Huaiyu He, Samuel A. Bowring (2016), High-precision U–Pb geochronologic constraints on the Late Cretaceous terrestrial cyclostratigraphy and geomagnetic polarity from the Songliao Basin, Northeast China, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Volume 446, Pages 37–44, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2016.04.007

Xuan Wang, Colette L. Heald, Arthur J. Sedlacek, Suzane S. de Sá, Scot T. Martin, M. Lizabeth Alexander, Thomas B. Watson, Allison C. Aiken, Stephen R. Springston, and Paulo Artaxo (2016), Deriving brown carbon from multiwavelength absorption measurements: method and application to AERONET and Aethalometer observations, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 12733–12752, 2016, doi: 10.5194/acp-16-12733-2016

Ben A. Ward and Michael J. Follows (2016), Marine mixotrophy increases trophic transfer efficiency, mean organism size, and vertical carbon flux, PNAS, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1517118113

H. A. Weaver et al. (2016), The small satellites of Pluto as observed by New Horizons, Science, Vol. 351, Issue 6279, doi: 10.1126/science.aae0030 [Binzel, Earle, Zangari]

Jun Wei, Paola Malanotte-Rizzoli, Ming-Ting Li, and Hao Wang (2016), Decomposition of thermal and dynamic changes in the South China Sea induced by boundary forcing and surface fluxes during 1970–2000, Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans, doi: 10.1002/2016JC012078

Jun Wei, M.T. Li, P. Malanotte-Rizzoli, A.L. Gordon, and D.X. Wang (2016), Opposite Variability of Indonesian Throughflow and South China Sea Throughflow in the Sulawesi Sea, Journal of Physical Oceanography, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-16-0132.1

Benjamin P. Weiss, Adam C. Maloof, T. Mark Harrison, Nicholas L. Swanson-Hyselld, Roger R. Fu, Joseph L. Kirschvink, E., Bruce Watson, Robert S. Coe, Sonia M. Tikoo, Jahandar Ramezani (2016), Reply to Comment on “Pervasive remagnetization of detrital zircon host rocks in the Jack Hills, Western Australia and implications for records of the early dynamo”, Earth and Planetary Science Letters Volume 450, Pages 409–412, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2016.07.001

Andrew R. Whitehill, Lrs Magnus T. Joelsson, Johan A. Schmidt, David T. Wang, Matthew S. Johnson, Shuhei Ono (2016), Clumped isotope effects during OH and Cl oxidation of methane, Geochemica et Comochemica Acta, doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2016.09.012

Mary Beth Wilhelm, Alfonso F. Davila, Jennifer L. Eigenbrode, Mary N. Parenteau, Linda L. Jahnke, Xiao-Lei Liu, Roger E. Summons, James J. Wray, Brian N. Stamos, Shane S. O’Reilly, Amy Williams (2016), Xeropreservation of functionalized lipid biomarkers in hyperarid soils in the Atacama Desert, Organic Geochemistry, doi: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2016.10.015

Ross H. Williams, David McGee, Christopher W. Kinsley, Peter B. Demenocal (2016), Glacial to Holocene changes in trans-Atlantic Saharan dust transport and dust-climate feedbacks, Science Advances, 2(11):e1600445-e1600445, doi: 10.1126/sciadv.1600445

Joanna M. Wolfe, Allison C. Daley, David A. Legg, Gregory D. Edgecombe (2016), Fossil Calibrations for the Arthopod Tree of Life, Earth Science Reviews, 160, 43-110, doi: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2016.06.008

Philip J. Wolfe, Amanda Giang, Akshay Ashok, Noelle E. Selin, and Steven R. H. Barrett (2016), Costs of IQ Loss from Leaded Aviation Gasoline Emissions, Environ. Sci. Technol., doi: 10.1021/acs.est.6b02910

Qiong Wu, Jahandar Ramezani, Hua Zhang, Tian-tian Wang, Dong-xun Yuan, Lin Mu, Yi-chun Zhang, Xian-hua Li, Shu-zhong Shen (2016), Calibrating the Guadalupian series (middle Permian) of South China, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2016.11.011

Wunsch (2016), Last Glacial Maximum and Deglacial Abyssal Seawater Oxygen Isotopic Ratios, Clim. Past Discuss., doi: 10.5194/cp-2015-193

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[PhD Thesis] Yu, Chunquan (2016), Imaging of crust and mantle structures with teleseismic reflected waves, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/104597

Chunquan Yu, Wang‐Ping Chen, Robert D. Hilst (2016), Constraints on residual topography and crustal properties in the western United States from Virtual Deep Seismic Sounding, Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth 121(8), doi: 10.1002/2016JB013046

[PhD Thesis] Yu, Diming (2016), Investigations of the b-value and its variations on possible earthquake prediction in the North-South China Seismic Belt, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/104602

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Zakem, E.J., and M.J. Follows (2016), A theoretical basis for a nanomolar critical oxygen concentration, Limnology and Oceanograph, doi: 10.1002/lno.10461

B. Zhao, C. W. MacMinn, and R. Juanes (2016), Wettability control on multiphase flow in patterned microfluidics, PNAS, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1603387113

Banglin Zhang, Richard S. Lindzen, Vijay Tallapragada, Fuzhong Weng, Qingfu Liu, Jason A. Sippel, Zaizhong Ma, and Morris A. Bender (2016), Increasing vertical resolution in US models to improve track forecasts of Hurricane Joaquin with HWRF as an example, PNAS, 11765–11769, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1613800113

Heng Zhang, Dapeng Zhao, Chunquan Yu, Junmeng Zhao (2016), Varying deformation patterns in central Tibet revealed by radial anisotropy tomography, Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth, doi: 10.1002/2016JB012832

Heng Zhang, Junmeng Zhao, Dapeng Zhao, Chunquan Yu, Hongbing Liu, Zhaoguo Hu (2016), Complex deformation in western Tibet revealed by anisotropic tomography, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Volume 451, 1 October 2016, Pages 97–107, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2016.07.020

Maria T. Zuber, David E. Smith, Gregory A. Neumann, Sander Goossens, Jeffrey C. Andrews-Hanna, James W. Head, Walter S. Kiefer, Sami W. Asmar, Alexander S. Konopliv, Frank G. Lemoine, Isamu Matsuyama, H. Jay Melosh, Patrick J. McGovern, Francis Nimmo, Roger J. Phillips, Sean C. Solomon, G. Jeffrey Taylor, Michael M. Watkins, Mark A. Wieczorek, James G. Williams, Johanna C. Jansen, Brandon C. Johnson, James T. Keane, Erwan Mazarico, Katarina Miljković, Ryan S. Park, Jason M. Soderblom, Dah-Ning Yuan (2016), Gravity field of the Orientale basin from the Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory Mission, Science, Vol. 354, Issue 6311, pp. 438-441, doi: 10.1126/science.aag0519

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